Peninsula Valdes Wildlife Tour & Whale Watching Tour, from Puerto Madryn
Duration: 11 hours Easy
Why we love this tour
Explore the stunning Peninsula Valdes on this full-day tour from Puerto Madryn
- Enjoy a world-class whale-watching tour
- Drive through the beautiful national park
- Look out for animal species
- Learn all about the different flora and fauna which call Patagonia home
Drive through the beautiful national park, look out for animal species and learn all about the different flora and fauna which call Patagonia home
Explore the amazing Peninsula Valdes, a world-heritage site, on this full-day tour from Puerto Madryn. The area is famous for unique animal species since it's a suitable place for them to live and breed. On this day out, you'll be accompanied by both bilingual guides and naturalists.
The first stop is the interpretive center Carlos Ameghino Isthmus, where you'll learn about the flora, fauna and geology of the peninsula. Also, you'll enjoy the panoramic lookout point of Golfo Nuevo, San Jose and the Island of Birds. Don't forget to bring your camera for unforgettable photo opportunities! Then, reach Puerto Piramides port where you will take a whale watching tour.
This begins as we make our way along the coast, with our professional guides talking to us about the unique ecosystems on the coast and the sea. We’ll sail on towards the whales’ most popular spots, keeping an eye out for any sign of them. Once we see them, we’ll turn the engine off and listen to the peaceful quiet of the waves.
Depending on the season, weather and the tides, you'll be visiting the following places in a different order or combined with other stops: Caleta Valdes, Punta Norte and Punta Cantor to observe elephant seals, penguins and sea lions.
As you venture back, look out for some of the wild Argentinean land animals including guanacos, rheas, foxes, maras (Patagonian hare), armadillos and skunks.At sunset, you'll arrive back at Puerto Madryn and conclude the tour.
Need to know before you goDon't forget your camera!
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